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Ford Transit Connect MOT Results

Registered in 2011
56.9% pass rate
from 7,106 tests in 2020
(4.8% worse than other 2011 vans)
Pass rate by mileage
Failure rates by item

Here you can drill down into the failure rates for each item on the test. We've also compared the rates to the average results for 2011 vans and highlighted areas where the Ford Transit Connect is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 9.3% fail on Stop lamp (57% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 5.8% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.31% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.028% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 3.1% fail on Direction indicators (20% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 3.1% fail on Flashing type (20% worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 2.8% fail on Individual direction indicators (52% worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.21% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.21% fail on Side repeaters (72% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 3.0% fail on Position lamps (20% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 3.0% fail on Position lamp (20% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.084% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.75% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.45% fail on Horn (40% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.18% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.056% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.056% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.45% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (76% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.45% fail on Rear fog lamp (76% better than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.45% fail on Rear fog lamp (76% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.30% fail on Reversing lamps (44% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.30% fail on Reversing lamps (42% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.084% fail on Hazard warning (67% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.084% fail on Switch (67% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.042% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.042% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.014% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 17% fail on Brakes (35% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 11% fail on Brake performance (85% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 9.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (140% worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 9.3% fail on Rbt (sp) (140% worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.099% fail on Plate brake tester (sp) (5 times worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.014% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 3.1% fail on Parking brake performance (92% worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 3.0% fail on Rbt (93% worse than other 2011 vans)
          • 2.6% fail on Parking brake performance (89% worse than other 2011 vans)
          • 0.38% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (150% worse than other 2011 vans)
          • 0.014% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.070% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.028% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.028% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.014% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.014% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.014% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.3% fail on Service brake performance (26% better than other 2011 vans)
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt (26% better than other 2011 vans)
          • 1.00% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.31% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.014% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.014% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.89% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.87% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.61% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.31% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.014% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.17% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.0% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 4.1% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 4.0% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.014% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.3% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.20% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.14% fail on Cable
        • 0.042% fail on Lever
        • 0.028% fail on Pivot
        • 0.014% fail on Linkage
    • 3.4% fail on Rigid brake pipes (24% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.69% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.48% fail on Electronic stability control (110% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.37% fail on Anti-lock braking system (40% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.61% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.49% fail on Pedal
      • 0.11% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.15% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.11% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.028% fail on Valves (6 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.014% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.14% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.14% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.13% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.11% fail on Parking brake control (78% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Lever (78% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.070% fail on Air and vacuum systems (4 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.042% fail on Servos (4 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.014% fail on Operation
      • 0.014% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
      • 0.014% fail on Leaks
  • 8.9% fail on Body, chassis, structure (57% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 3.3% fail on Fuel system (4 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Tank (6 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.97% fail on Pipe (9 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.76% fail on Hose (9 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.38% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (96% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.32% fail on System (3 times worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 3.0% fail on Exhaust system (2 times worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 1.6% fail on Transmission (50% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Drive shafts (49% better than other 2011 vans)
        • 1.3% fail on Joints (55% better than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.23% fail on Drive shaft (3 times worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.014% fail on Bearing housing
      • 0.11% fail on Prop shafts (64% better than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.11% fail on Joints
      • 0.014% fail on Belts
    • 0.62% fail on Bumpers (2 times worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.32% fail on Engine mounting (3 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.31% fail on Engine mounting condition (3 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.014% fail on Bracket
    • 0.31% fail on Seats
      • 0.28% fail on Passenger's seat (4 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.028% fail on Driver's seat (83% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.23% fail on Integral vehicle structure (2 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.23% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (2 times worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.13% fail on Doors (58% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.11% fail on Door condition
      • 0.014% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.014% fail on Door condition
    • 0.099% fail on Body (72% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.056% fail on Other body component (78% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.042% fail on Panel
    • 0.084% fail on Chassis
      • 0.084% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.070% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.042% fail on Carrier
      • 0.028% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.042% fail on Towbar
      • 0.028% fail on Other towbar components
      • 0.014% fail on Towbar condition
  • 8.4% fail on Suspension (38% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 5.1% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.8% fail on Linkage ball joints (22% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.82% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.73% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.30% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.24% fail on Linkage
      • 0.21% fail on Pins and bushes (73% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.099% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (80% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.028% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.014% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.014% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 2.1% fail on Wheel bearings (68% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on Suspension arms (73% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.73% fail on Ball joint dust cover (160% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.35% fail on Ball joint (84% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.042% fail on Pins and bushes (98% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.028% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.34% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.32% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint (58% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.014% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.13% fail on Shock absorbers (86% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.099% fail on Springs (97% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.042% fail on Leaf springs (96% better than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.042% fail on Leaf spring (94% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.042% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.014% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.014% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.056% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.028% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.014% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.014% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.014% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.014% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.014% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.014% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
  • 7.5% fail on Tyres (28% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 4.8% fail on Tread depth (29% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 3.1% fail on Condition (33% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.11% fail on Size/type
  • 6.9% fail on Visibility (12% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 4.0% fail on Wipers
    • 2.4% fail on Washers (33% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.58% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.55% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.028% fail on Window
    • 0.32% fail on View to rear (57% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.31% fail on Mirrors (58% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.014% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.070% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.042% fail on Driver's view
  • 5.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (21% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 4.7% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.8% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.9% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (32% worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 1.4% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (27% better than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.52% fail on Emissions not tested (140% worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.056% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.056% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.028% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.014% fail on Exhaust gas recirculation valve
          • 0.014% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.014% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
      • 1.1% fail on Spark ignition (36% worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 1.00% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.056% fail on Emissions not tested (3 times worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.028% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 1.1% fail on Fluid leaks (160% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.56% fail on Engine oil leaks (97% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.53% fail on Other leaks (6 times worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.028% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.014% fail on Sound deadening material
      • 0.014% fail on Undertray
  • 1.9% fail on Steering (58% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.96% fail on Steering linkage components (75% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.79% fail on Track rod end (78% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.014% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.014% fail on Other components
        • 0.014% fail on Steering linkage
      • 0.014% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.48% fail on Steering gear (83% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.45% fail on Steering rack (96% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.028% fail on Operation
    • 0.41% fail on Power steering
      • 0.15% fail on Other components
      • 0.14% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.070% fail on Rams (9 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.042% fail on Operation
      • 0.028% fail on Pump
    • 0.084% fail on Steering play
      • 0.070% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.014% fail on Steering box
    • 0.014% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.014% fail on Universal joint
  • 0.76% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.75% fail on Registration plates
    • 0.014% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.68% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (55% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.53% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.37% fail on Prescribed areas (4 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Condition (72% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.028% fail on Attachment
    • 0.17% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (77% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.014% fail on Airbags
      • 0.014% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.39% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.30% fail on Attachment
    • 0.099% fail on Condition
  • 0.028% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.028% fail on Anchorages